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Florida education news: Behavior apps, paddling, chancellor



BEHAVIOR APP: Parents can monitor their child's behavior throughout the school day with an education app that allows teachers to instantly communicate, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT: Parents and teachers don't always agree about the use of corporal punishment, which is still common in North Florida, the Florida Times-Union reports.

GOOD PICK: Marshall Criser III is the right choice to lead the state's university system, the Sun-Sentinel editorializes.

NEW MEMBER: The newest member of the Indian River County School Board is hitting the ground running, according to

STROKE: Flagler County superintendent had a stroke, but is recovering, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

COMMON DELAY: Massachusetts and Louisiana have delayed implementation of the Common Core State Standards, according to the Washington Post.

[Last modified: Monday, November 25, 2013 11:22am]


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